The Calgary Stampeders have added international defensive back Shaquille Richardson and international defensive lineman James Vaughters to the practice roster.

Shaquille Richardson
Defensive back
College:
Arizona
Height: 6.00
Weight: 194
Born: Mar. 21, 1992

Richardson spent five weeks on the Stamps’ practice roster at the end of last season and he also attended the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 2015 training camp.

He was drafted in the fifth round (157th overall) by the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014 and he has also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs, Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Titans and Carolina Panthers.

Richardson played 49 games over four seasons at the University of Arizona and recorded 189 total tackles, including eight tackles for loss, 10 interceptions, 30 pass breakups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

James Vaughters
Defensive lineman
College:
Stanford
Height: 6.02
Weight: 254...
International defensive back Brandon McDonald has been traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the rights to a negotiation-list player.
The following players have been released:

  • National defensive back Jean-Philippe Bolduc
  • National defensive back Malcolm Brown
  • International offensive lineman Alex Fifita
  • International defensive lineman Uriah Grant
  • International receiver Josh Harper
  • National offensive lineman Quinn Horton
  • International quarterback G.J. Kinne
  • International receiver Matthew Norzil
  • International linebacker Cameron Ontko
  • International running back Lache Seastrunk
  • National linebacker Corbin Sharun
  • International defensive back Demetrius Wright

The following player is returning to his university team:

  • National defensive lineman Michael Kashak

The following players have been added to the practice roster:

  • International defensive lineman Demonte’ Bolden
  • National...
The Calgary Stampeders have made a number of moves ahead of today’s CFL deadline for teams to reduce their roster to 65 players (excluding non-counters).

The following players have been released:

  • National linebacker James Green
  • National long snapper Tim St. Pierre
  • International receiver Cam White
  • International defensive lineman Ridge Wilson
St. Pierre joined the Stampeders in 2011 and appeared in 51 regular-season games, seeing action as a long snapper and a fullback.

Green signed with Calgary as a free agent during the off-season after seven CFL seasons with Toronto, Winnipeg and Ottawa.

White and Wilson are CFL rookies.
The Calgary Stampeders have made a number of moves ahead of Tuesday’s CFL deadline for teams to reduce their roster to 65 players (excluding non-counters).

The following player has been signed:

G.J. Kinne
Quarterback
College:
Tulsa
Height: 6.02
Weight: 218
Born: Dec. 1, 1988

Kinne signed with the National Football League’s New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and he has also spent time with the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Kinne is an alum of the University of Tulsa where in 2011 he threw for 3,090 yards and 28 touchdowns while running for 405 yards and three majors.

The following players have been released:

  • International linebacker Jared Brackens
  • International defensive lineman Quayshawne Buckley
  • International defensive back Travis Mannining
  • International quarterback Bryant Moniz
  • International receiver Chleb Ravenell
  • International defensive lineman Brandon Thurmond
  • International...
The Calgary Stampeders have signed international defensive lineman Demonte’ Bolden.

Demonte’ Bolden
Defensive lineman
College:
Tennessee
Height: 6.05
Weight: 285
Born: Nov. 17, 1985

This is Bolden’s second stint with the Red and White — he first signed with Calgary on Oct. 17, 2011, and played 32 games for the Stamps over three seasons (2012-14), recording 56 tackles, three tackles for loss, eight sacks, one forced fumble, three fumble recoveries and three knockdowns. He was part of the Stamps’ Grey Cup team in 2014 and delivered a big play in Calgary’s victory when he blocked a field goal attempt.

Prior to joining the Stamps, he played 30 games over two seasons (2009-10) for Hamilton and accumulated 60 tackles and three sacks.
The Calgary Stampeders have signed national offensive lineman Cam Thorn, international receiver Cameron White and international defensive back Demetrius Wright.

Cam Thorn
Offensive lineman
College:
Guelph
Height: 6.03
Weight: 305
Born: Apr. 16, 1990

Thorn was selected in the seventh round (58th overall) by the BC Lions in the 2013 CFL draft and played 36 regular-season and two playoff games over two seasons with BC. He was a first-team Ontario all-star at guard with Guelph in 2013 after making the conversion from defensive line.

Cameron White
Receiver
College:
Grambling State
Height: 6.03
Weight: 200
Born: Feb. 1, 1993

White played four games at Grambling State in 2015 and had three catches for 33 yards. He previously...
The Calgary Stampeders have signed five nationals including their first two selections in the 2016 CFL draft — linebacker Alex Singleton (first round, sixth overall) and receiver Juwan Brescacin (second round, 15th overall).

Two other 2016 draft picks — defensive lineman Michael Kashak (sixth round, 51st overall) and offensive lineman Quinn Horton (eighth round, 68th overall) — and undrafted free defensive back Malcolm Brownwere also signed.

Alex Singleton
Linebacker
College:
Montana State
Height: 6.02
Weight: 233
Born: Dec. 7, 1993

Singleton was a three-year starter at Montana State and accumulated 246...
1. Alex Singleton LB 6'2 233lbs. Montana State

2. Brescacin, Juwan WR 6-4 230lbs. Northern Illinois

4. Grozman, Roman OT 6’4” 310lbs. Concordia

5.a) Bolduc, Jean Phiippe DB 6’ 1” 210lbs. Laval

b) Caron, Pierre-Luc LB 6’ 2” 231lbs. Laval

7. Kashak, Michael DL 6’1” 243lbs McMaster

8. Horton, Quinn DL 6’ 4” 313 lbs. Simon Fraser
The Calgary Stampeders have signed international running backs Roy Finch and Reggie Whatley and international receiver DaVaris Daniels as free agents. As per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

Reggie Whatley
College: Middle Tennessee State
Height: 5.07
Weight: 180
Born: Aug. 19, 1990

Whatley played four seasons (2011-14) at Middle Tennessee State and in 48 games for the Blue Raiders he had 1,666 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns as well as 31 catches for 227 yards and one score. He led the team in rushing as a senior in 2014 with 767 yards as he averaged 6.8 yards per carry and scored seven touchdowns. His career average of 26.9 yards per kickoff return set a school record. He attended rookie camp with the National Football League’s Tennessee Titans in 2015.

Roy Finch
College: Oklahoma
Height: 5.07
Weight: 175
Born: Oct. 1, 1991

Finch played five games for the Ottawa RedBlacks in 2014 and had 24 carries for 95 yards and nine receptions for 54 yards. He...
The Calgary Stampeders have signed international defensive linemen Brandon Thurmond, Marcus Thompson and Ridge Wilson as free agents. As per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

Calgary first signed Thurmond as a free agent on Sept. 15, 2015, and he spent a month on the practice roster. He played one game for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2014. Thurmond was the Southwestern Athletic Conference defensive player of the year at Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 2012 after recording 17.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one blocked kick.

Thompson played four seasons (2010-13) at Rutgers, seeing action at both linebacker and defensive end. He had had 51 tackles and 5.5 sacks as a senior in 2013 and was the team’s co-MVP on defence. Thompson signed with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent on May 12, 2014, and also spent time with the New Orleans Saints.

Wilson signed as undrafted free agent with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 and...
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